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pro bono ethics for government attorneys
1.5 MCLE Credits: 1.5 Ethics
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | New York State Bar Association
One Elk Street, Albany, NY
CLE Program | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch and Demonstration | 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
1 - PowerPoint - Pro Bono Ethics for Government Attorneys
2 - Appellate Division, Fourth Department Policy Statement on Pro Bono Legal and Volunteer Services
3 - U.S. Department of Justice Policy Statement on Pro Bono Legal Services
4 - New York Code of Professional Responsibility
5 - Model Pro Bono Policy for Attorney-Employees of Local Governments and Local Government Agencies - NYSBA Local and State Government Law Section
6 - NYSBA Model Pro Bono Policy and Procedures for Attorneys in State and Federal Government Agencies
7 - ABA Rule of Law Initiative
8 - ABA Formal Opinion 470 - Judicial Encouragement of Pro Bono Service
9 - ABA Formal Opinion 472 - Communication with person Receiving Limited-Scope Legal Services
10 - NYSBA Opinion 613 - Provision of Legal Services
11 - NYSBA Opinion 643 - Conflict of Interest; Preserving Client Confidences and Secrets; Legal Service Organization
12 - NYSBA Opinion 1012 - Conflicts Arising from Limited-Services Pro Bono Representation
13 - Article 18 for Municipal Officials
14 - Eight Questions a Government Lawyer Should Ask Before Taking a Pro Bono Case by Cheryl Zalenski
15 - Guidelines for Pro Bono Publico and Bar Association Activities
16 - How to Establish a Pro Bono Program for a Government Office
17 - Misuse of Public Office and Municipal Resources
18 - Sharon Stern Gerstman Message - Pro Bono News
Edwina Frances Martin, Esq. |
Co-Chair, President's Committee on Access to Justice | Biography
Michaela Azemi, Esq. | Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. |
Samantha Howell, Esq. | Prisoners' Legal Services of New York |
Steven Leventhal, Esq. | Co-Chair, Committee on Ethics and
Professionalism | Biography
Myleah Misenhimer, Esq. | Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York |
C. Kenneth Perri, Esq. | Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. |
Kristen Wagner, Esq. | New York State Bar Association | Biography
Local and State Government Law Section
President's Committee on Access to Justice
Committee on Continuing Legal Education
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